Cover of K

K

Auhtor: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Language: english
Published: 1915

Genres:

fiction,  mystery detective,  romance
Downloads: 61
eBook size: 450Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'K':

K. LeMoyne famous surgeon drops out of the world that has known him and goes to live in a little town where beautiful Sidney Page lives. She is in training to become a nurse. The joys and troubles of their young love are told with that keen and sympathetic appreciation which has made the author famous.

Excerpts from the Book 'K':


... outraged. ??°If you???re sleepy??? ??² ??°Don???t be silly. I love having you. I sat up late last night, reading. I wonder what you think of this: one ...
... man to the exclusion of others unless they were engaged. But he could hardly say that. ??°Oh, I don???t know. Those things get in the air. I am quite certain, ...
... than the Harrison girl, beating a tattoo with her heels in the next room. Dr. Max, belonging to the class of man who settles his tie every time ...
... husband getting an apostle spoon??? ??² She smiled up at him. ??°You are looking very grand to-day. But you have grass stains on your white trousers. ...
... and she dressed accordingly. Then, being a cautious person, she disarranged her bed slightly and thumped a hollow into her pillow. The nurses??? ...
... short weight. We???ve bought scales now, and weigh everything.??² ??°You are evading the question.??² ??°Dear child, I am doing these things because I ...
... my courage in my hands and tried it. The poor devil???s dead.??² K. rose rather wearily and emptied his pipe over the balcony rail. ??°That???s not the ...
... an offer that meant his ultimate eclipse, and doing it cheerfully, with his eyes open. K. was moved. It was like Max to make such an offer, like ...
... The service for him was Sidney, rather awed and very serious, beside the altar. It was Sidney who came down the aisle to the triumphant strains ...
... on one thing. She was going to make him live up to the letter of his promise to go away at the house door and more and more she realized that it would ...
... in her heart and black despair. She knew very well what the issue would be. Sidney would drive with him, and he would tell her how lovely she looked with ...
... am very young. Who is in love with you besides Le Moyne? Any of the internes at the hospital???² ??°Me! Le Moyne is not in love with me.??² There was ...
... book and insurance agent, I shall do nothing of the sort. She can both speak and hear enough for both of them.??² ??°I mean Sidney and Max Wilson. ...
... assistant, who dreamed sometimes of fire, stood nervously by. ??°Why don???t you let me do it???² she asked irritably. Carlotta did not reply at once. ...
... chafing under the delay, was obliged to admit to himself that it was best. Many things could happen in a year. Carlotta would have finished her training, ...
... room during the consultation. No one seemed to wonder why she was there, or to pay any attention to her. The staff was stricken. They moved back to ...
... anyone really think that???² ??°Of course not. Please stop thinking.??² ??°But who did, K.? He had so many friends, and no enemies that I knew of.??² Her ...
... ring on her finger. It seemed almost defiant. As though she had meant by wearing it to emphasize her belief in her lover. They did not speak beyond ...
... put out his hand. Demonstrations of affection were so rare with him that for a moment Dr. Ed was puzzled. Then, rather sheepishly, he took it. ??°When ...
... the Street as empty of heart as he had come to it. ??°Be very good to him, Sidney,??² she said unsteadily. ??°He cares so much.??² K Chapter ...